This guide contains information on some of the topics that can arise when someone is seriously ill after a stroke or nearing the end of their life. It covers areas such as consenting to treatment and advance decisions.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
If you are of African Caribbean origin you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK. But there are things you can do to stay healthy and avoid a stroke.
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
A stroke often causes problems with bladder and bowel control. These usually improve in the early weeks after the stroke, but around a third of stroke survivors may have longer term difficulties.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.